Sgt. John Wheeler, of Fairfield

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John Wheeler

Birthplace: Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Lieut. Thomas Wheeler and Ann Wheeler
Husband of Judith Turney Wheeler and Elizabeth Wheeler
Father of Judith Knowles; Lieut. John Wheeler; Elizabeth Welles; Thomas Wheeler; Mary Beardsley and 9 others
Brother of Richard Wheeler; Hannah Middlebrook; Sgt. Thomas Wheeler, of Concord; Sarah Sherwood and Timothy Wheeler

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About Sgt. John Wheeler, of Fairfield

Baptized on 27 Feb 1624/5 at Cranfield, Bedfordshire.

JOHN, Fairfield, s. of Thomas of the same, brot. from Concord by his f. wh. rem. with Rev. Mr. Jones and others a. 1644 to Fairfield, there is on the freemen's list, 1669, was had in respect, rec. gr. of 100 acres from the Assemb. was rep. 1671, 2, 4, and 7, d. early in 1690, leav. large est. to wid. Elizabeth and thirteen ch. whose names, with the inv. tak. 8 Mar. of L1,566, were, with their ages, Judah, or Judith, 29; John, 26; Elizabeth 23; Thomas, 21; Mary, 19; Rebecca, 18; Joseph, 16; Hannah, 14; Abigail, 10; Obadiah, 8; Ann, 6; Jonathan, 3; and David or Daniel, I. Perhaps the wid. was a sec. w. and liv. sev. yrs. aft. his d. for distrib. of the est. was made so late as 3 Apr. 1700 to ten ch. being all the bef. ment. exc. first, third, and tenth, wh. no doubt, had dec. It is observa. that no d. had then been m.2

John first married Judith Turney, daughter of Benjamin Turney (ca 1605-6 Jun 1648) & Mary Odell (ca Nov 1605-ca 1659). Born ca 1635 at Soulbury, Buckinghamshire. Judith died at Fairfield, CT, ca 1672.


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Sgt. John Wheeler, of Fairfield's Timeline

February 24, 1624
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
February 27, 1624
Cranfield, Bedford, England
February 27, 1624
Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
February 27, 1624
Cranfield, Co Beds., , Eng
February 27, 1624
Cranfield, Co Beds., , Eng
of Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 19
removed to Fairfield with his father
Age 35
Of Cranefield, Bedford, England
Age 36
Age 38
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut